Building & Code Enforcement

The Bay City Building & Code Enforcement Department issues construction permits, conducts field inspections and performs plan reviews in building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing. Additionally, the department provides soil erosion and flood plain oversight. Blight and demolition are also inspected by this office.

Building & Code Enforcement is also in charge of rental registration, certification and inspection. All rental properties are required to be registered, inspected and approved as code compliant.

Download Building & Code Enforcement forms and applications.

Properties located in historic districts may also require approval from the Bay City Historic District Commission. To determine if your property is located in a historic district, please click the following link.

Bay City Historic District here.

The City of Bay City   301 Washington Ave, Bay City, MI 48708   baycitylogo    Phone: (989) 894-8200    Fax: (989) 894-0704    Email